Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year 1878; 1879; 1880. Charles Thomson, Marquis de La Rouerie.

Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year 1878; 1879; 1880

New York: Printed for the Society, 1879; 1880; 1881. First edition. Hardcover. 3 vol. 8vo. [11], xii-xiv, [5], 4-503, [3]; [17], 6-559, [3]; [11], xii-xiii, [9], 6-489, [5] pp. Green pebbled cloth lettered and decorated in gold on each spine. The collection from 1880 is illustrated by a fold-out map. The 1878 collection contains the papers of Charles Thomson, the secretary of the Continental Congress, the letters of Col. Armand (Marquis de La Rouerie), and letters to Robert Morris. The 1879 collection contains historical documents relating to the trial of Major General Schuyler, the trial of Major General Howe, and the journal of Commissary Rainsford's transactions, etc. The 1880 collection contains miscellaneous papers relating to the court-martials of Generals Schuyler, Howe, and St. Clair, and a few other American colonial documents. A lovely set, difficult to find. Near Fine. Item #00008831

A Near Fine set with a tiny pencil annotation in one volume, several leaves uncut.

Price: $300.00

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